ILLINOIS ACTION ALERT — Who Is the Number One Foe of Supplements on Capitol Hill?

Posted September 24, 2014
Senator Dick Durbin, IL, has long demonstrated a bias against dietary supplements. His career-long objective is to give FDA the power to sweep thousands of supplements off the shelves.  If you are an Illinois resident, send a message to Senator Durbin challenging him on pushing misguided and unjustified anti-supplement agenda to the detriment of Americans’ health.  Read more and TAKE ACTION.

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Forbidden Fruits: Whatever the Medicinal Foods the FDA Forbids

Posted September 30, 2014
In 2007, bitter almonds (not regular almonds) were becoming popular with alternative medicine due to their vitamin B-17 content.  Health food stores stopped selling B-17 in the form of apricot seeds in 2002, due to armed raids.  The F.D.A. openly banned apricot seeds, and the extract, because it was touted as a cure for cancer; and curing is not allowed in America.  Read more. 

Are You Eating One Year Old Apples?

Posted September 30, 2014
If you are eating apples from the grocery store, like many people in the Western world, be aware. 
You might think you are eating fresh. You might think you are nourishing your body with raw produce picked recently from the tree. But you would be mistaken.  Did you know that the produce found in the ‘fresh food’ section of a supermarket, is generally anything but fresh? Read more.


2 Billion People Have this Mineral Deficiancy Which Reduces the Common Cold

Posted September 30, 2014
Dietary shortages of crucial minerals like zinc may be keeping almost a third of the world’s people from optimizing their immune system. Research shows that adequate zinc intake reduces the severity and duration of illness caused by the common cold.  Read more.

The Anti-Cancer Effects of Milk Thistle

Posted September 30, 2014
 In yet another well-established study review, milk thistle shines for its powerful cancer-suppressing activity. In 2013, researchers uncovered the chemo-preventive and anti-cancer activity of milk thistle when used alone and along with other medicinal agents against lung cancer.  Read more. 

Why the Use of Glyphosphate in Wheat Has Radically Increased Celiac Disease

Posted September 30, 2014
The use of glyphosate, the active ingredient in the broad-spectrum herbicide Roundup, has dramatically risen over the past 15 years, right in step with the use of GE crops.  According to Dr. Stephanie Seneff, a senior research scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), glyphosate appears to be strongly correlated with the rise in celiac disease.  Read more.

Family Meals Play Important Role in Children’s Health

Posted September 30, 2014
Solitary dining has become more common as busy families are finding it more challenging to carve out time for family meals, particularly when all adult family members work outside of the home.  Traditionally, family meals have represented much more than just communal eating—they’re a time for good conversation and genuine family bonding.  Read more. 

Synthetic Fabrics Host More Stench-Producing Bacteria

Posted September 30, 2014
Synthetic polyester workout wear has become popular because it’s lightweight and fast-drying. But there‘s a downside to opting for synthetics over cotton, especially for those working out around you… Certain fabrics will make you stinkier than others, although it’s not the fabric itself that’s to blame. It turns out that Micrococcus bacteria prefer the open-air lattice of synthetic fibers over cotton, according to new research by Chris Callewaert (aka “Dr. Armpit”) and colleagues.1Because these odor-causing bacteria prefer to hang out on polyester, you might want to choose your workout gear accordingly…  Read more.

Heard the News? If not, Vitamins May Help

Posted September 20, 2014
The best hearing aids may be the ones you swallow.  A new study suggests that daily vitamins may help prevent hearing loss. The study, the first to correlate hearing loss prevention in humans with vitamin intake, was published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  Read more.

10 Essential Benefits of Drinking Water, Staying Hydrated

Posted September 30, 2014
A fish without water can’t breathe, and we can’t live without water either! Staying hydrated is one of the most important ways to stay healthy and maintain a proper body weight, but most of us are dehydrated without realizing it. Read more. 

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